April 22, 2012

Commentary: If drug legalization is not the answer, then what is?

If President Obama had a son, he would look like Trayvon Martin. So the president famously said. And the president’s son would thereby find himself at significantly greater risk of running afoul of the so-called “War on Drugs” than, say, a son of George W. Bush. Depending on what state he lived in, a Trayvon Obama might be 57 times more likely than a Trayvon Bush to be imprisoned on drug charges.

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